Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: A Theoretical Evaluation

Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: A Theoretical Evaluation

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ISBN-13: 9788132229131
Publisher: Springer India
Publication date: 11/11/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Sarbajit Chaudhuri is a professor with the Department of Economics, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India.He received his PhD in 1995 from the Jadavpur University, Kolkata working under the supervision of Professor Manash Ranjan Gupta. Ranked among the top 3% authors of India and the top 6% authors of Asia as per RePEc/IDEAS ranking (as of January 2014), he has published more than 65 research papers in journals of international repute, such as, Journal of Development Economics, Economica, International Review of Economics and Finance, Review of International Economics, Review of Development Economics, Economic Modelling, Research in Economics, Japan and the World Economy, Pacific Economic Review, The Japanese Economic Review, The Manchester School, Bulletin of Economic Research, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies, The Economics of Transition, among others. He has also authored books titled Revisiting the Informal Sector: A General Equilibrium Approach (Springer, New York) and Some Aspects of Agricultural Credit in a Developing Economy (Serials Publications, New Delhi). Prof. Chaudhuri has served on the Editorial Boards of many journals. For his work, he was made an honorary member of the Canadian Economic Association, in 2006. His areas of interest include development economics, international economics, environmental economics, health economics, labour economics, agricultural economics and micro-economics.

Ujjaini Mukhopadhyay is an assistant professor with the Department of Economics at Behala College, Kolkata, India. She obtained her PhD from Calcutta University, India in 2005, working under the supervision of Professor Sarbajit Chaudhuri. Her papers have been published in reputed journals such as Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Energy Policy, The Environmentalist, Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies, to name a few. She has also co-authored a book titled Revisiting the Informal Sector: A General Equilibrium Approach (Springer, New York). Her current research interests include development economics, labour economics, and environment management.

Table of Contents

Foreword (by Sugata Marjit, Reserve Bank of India Professor of Industrial Economics and Director, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC), Kolkata, India).- Chapter 1. Role of FDI in Developing Countries: Basic Concepts and Facts.- Chapter 2. General Equilibrium Models: Usefulness and Techniques of Application.- Chapter 3. FDI, Welfare and Developing Countries.- Chapter 4. FDI, SEZ and Agriculture.- Chapter 5. FDI and Relative Wage Inequality.- Chapter 6. FDI and Gender Wage Inequality.- Chapter 7. FDIand Unemployment.- Chapter 8. FDI and Child Labour.- Chapter 9. FDI in Healthcare.- Chapter 10. Sketching the Future Research Path of FDI in Developing Countries.

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